Nabid Yeasin | The Daily Star
  • Nabid Yeasin

  • Will Tigers’ fate change with Shakib on board?

    “I cannot say what the result would have been but had Shakib [bhai] been with us in the tour, he surely would have impacted the game differently,”
  • Time for Tigers to start stirring?

    Since the postponement of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) in mid-March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, uncertainty is all that has swirled around Bangladesh cricket.
  • Pandemic widening the chasms that already existed

    Is cricket in Bangladesh really as glamorous as it seems? Those who harbour the notion that a career in cricket will always offer a glorious life will be dumbfounded when they dig deeper into the matter.
  • Young world champions bide their time

    “It is just boring spending time at home. How much longer can one sit idle at home?,” Under-19 World Cup-winning captain Akbar Ali chuckled as he wondered when he could return to the field and hone his batting and wicketkeeping skills.
  • Quarantine protocols will not be easy

    The world now can sense the return of cricket following the coronavirus pandemic that had halted proceedings since March. Top-level cricket already returned at Old Trafford on June 23 when the visiting West Indies played an intra-squad warm-up match ahead of their three-Test series against England, scheduled to start from July 8. Pakistan, who are due to play three Tests followed by as many T20I against England in August, have already reached the country and are currently undergoing a 14-day mandatory quarantine before playing intra-squad practice matches. Even Sri Lanka had resumed training earlier in June.